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Database Startup Failing With ORA-00439 After Enabling Flash Cache (Doc ID 1550735.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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1-After enabling Flash Cache on ORACLE ENTERPRISE LINUX 6, Database does not start, reporting the following error:
SQL> startup
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-00439: feature not enabled: Server Flash Cache

2-Patch 12949806 - FLASH CACHE CHECK IS AGAINST ENTERPRISE-RELEASE is installed (Bug is fixed in

3-rpm -qi --info enterprise-release is not returning anything


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